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Slope Instability And Mass Transport Deposits On The Godavari River Delta, East Indian Margin From A Regional Geological Perspective

  • C. F. Forsberg
  • A. Solheim
  • T. J. Kvalstad
  • R. Vaidya
  • S. Mohanty
Part of the Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research book series (NTHR, volume 27)

The Krishna and Godavari rivers have formed the Krishna-Godavari delta where they enter the ocean. Both the rivers, which drain a significant part of the Indian peninsula, and the delta are influenced by a seasonal sediment supply controlled by the monsoon rains. The delta system receives nearly all its sediment during this annual flushing of the river system.

Keywords

Mass Movement Slope Instability Excess Pore Pressure Ocean Drill Program Delta Front 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. Forsberg
    • 1
  • A. Solheim
    • 2
  • T. J. Kvalstad
    • 2
  • R. Vaidya
    • 3
  • S. Mohanty
    • 3
  1. 1.International centre for GeohazardsNorwegian Geotechnical InstituteNorway
  2. 2.Norwegian Geotechnical InstituteNorway
  3. 3.Reliance Industries Ltd.India

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